L&N U23B 2720 switching tank cars at Catawba, SC in 1984

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L&N U23B 2720 switching tank cars at Catawba, SC in 1984 L&N U23B 2720 switching tank cars at Catawba, SC

The same afternoon, L&N U23B 2720 was switching in the same yard at Catawba. Tank cars bring in chemicals (sodium hydroxide and sodium sulfide) for the delignification process of the pulp at the plant. These chemicals give Bowater its distinctive smell. Other tank cars bring in chemicals (chlorine dioxide and hydrogen peroxide) for bleaching the pulp into white paper. Disk 130

L&N U23B 2720 switching tank cars in 1984 L&N U23B 2720 switching tank cars at Catawba, SC in 1984